VEGAN VET ADVICE TO MAKE HOMEMADE PLANT-BASED DOG FOOD
It certainly is possible to homecook for your dog, and is the most cost-effective and nutritious way to feed them……as well as intensifying that wonderful bond that we have with our pets – there is nothing nicer than homecooking for them and having them SO enjoy the food!
We have included a downloadable chart if you wanted to print it off for your kitchen to remind you of all those important nutrients.
Follow the guidelines below, and you shouldn’t go wrong. Your dog will love you for choosing goodness instead of ingredients as they can smell the nutrients.
Top protein sources 50% of each meal
Top wholegrain sources 20% of each meal
Top colourful veg sources 10% of each meal
Top green veg sources 10% of each meal
Top fruit sources 5% of each meal
Top nut and seed sources 5% of each meal
Top Omega 6 sources
Top Calcium Sources
Top Omega 3 source
ALGAE OIL CAPSULES PROVIDE THE BEST SOURCES OF PURE ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EPA AND DHA OMEGA 3 – WHERE FISH GET THEIR OMEGA 3’S FROM. GIVE 1 CAPSULE EVERY 2 DAYS TO A 25KG DOG
Top Vitamin B source
NUTRITIONAL YEAST FLAKES FOR VITAMIN B, ZINC AND PROTEIN. IF SKIN YEAST SMELL, GIVE CRUSHED VIT B TABLETS INSTEAD OR SUPPLEMENT AS SHOWN BELOW
Top Urinary Acidifiers
PLANT-BASED DIETS TEND TO BE ALKALINE-PROMOTING FOODS. IF RECURRENT INFECTIONS IN YOUR DOG, MUST ADD SUPPLEMENTS WITH METHIONINE. ASPARAGUS, PEAS, BROWN RICE, OATS, LENTILS AND YEAST ARE ACIDIFYING.
Top Iodine Source
MARINE PHYTOPLANKTON, CHLORELLA, SEA VEGETABLES, PLAQUE OFF
Top palatability supplement for fussy dogs
TAHINI PASTE, NUTRITIONAL YEAST, PURE PEANUT BUTTER, MARINE PHYTOPLANKTON TO GIVE AN UMAMI OCEAN FLAVOUR, OREGANO, MINT, THYME OR BASIL TO GIVE A FAMILIAR FLAVOUR
Top supplements to add
TAURINE AND L-CARNITINE NEEDS SUPPLEMENTING AS WELL AS VIT D3, VIT B12, SULPHUR AMINO ACIDS SUCH AS METHIONINE AND CALCIUM – VEGDOG SUPPLEMENT POWDER OR V-COMPLETE SUPPLY ALL OF THESE